Live Scan Fingerprinting

Business Hours

10:00am-5:00pm (Monday-Friday)


What is needed for Live Scan (finger-printing) transactions: 

Prior to initiating a Live Scan (Finger-printing) transaction, the Applicant must have all of the following:

1. A valid form of photo identification

2. A completed "Request for Live Scan Service" form

3. An acceptable method of payment or waiver

4. An appointment must be scheduled.

Acceptable Primary forms of photo identification include any one (1) of the following: 

  • California Driver's License
  • Department of Motor Vehicles Identification Card
  • Out-Of-State Driver's License

In the absence of a Primary form of photo identification, one (1) or more of the following must be provided as a Secondary form of identification, PLUS at least two (2) of the following Supplement documents below:  

  • State Government Issued Certificate of Birth
  • US Active Duty/Retiree/Reservist Military Identification card (00 10-2)
  • US Passport
  • Federal Government Personal Identity Verification Card (PIV)
  • Dept. of Defense Common Access Card
  • US Tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs Identification Card
  • Social Security Card
  • Court Order for Name Change/Gender Change/Adoption/Divorce
  • Marriage Certificate
  • US Government Issued Consular Report of Birth Abroad
  • Foreign Passport with Appropriate Immigration Document(s)
  • Certificate of Citizenship (N560)
  • Certificate of Naturalization (N550)
  • INS I-551 Resident Alien Card issued since 1997
  • INS I-688 Temporary Resident Identification Card
  • INS I-688B, I-766 Employment Authorization Card

Secondary PLUS at least two (2) of the following Supplement documents:

  • Utility Bill
  • Jurisdictional Voter Registration Card
  • Vehicle Registration Card
  • Paycheck Stub with Name/Address
  • Jurisdictional Public Assistance Card
  • Spouse/Parent Affidavit
  • Cancelled Check or Bank Statement
  • Mortgage Documents


Applicants can check the status of their live scan response, once they have been taken and processed by calling the DOJ Automated Voice Response System at    (916) 227-4557. This is available 24-hours a day from any touch-tone telephone. The ATI number and Date Of Birth of the applicant are required in order to utilize the service.